1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Paphiopedilum Pfitzer
      1. Paphiopedilum bullenianum (Rchb.f.) Pfitzer

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Malesia.

    [C-EM]
    Distribution

    Borneo, Sumatra and peninsular Malaysia; sea-level to 1850 m altitude.

    General Description

    A terrestrial herb. Leaves 6–8, elliptic, oblanceolate or oblong-elliptic, tridenticulate at obtuse apex, 7–14 cm long, 2.5–4 cm wide, boldly tessellated dark and pale green above, sometimes flushed with purple below. Inflorescence erect, 1-flowered; peduncle 20–55 cm long, green and purple, pubescent; bract ovate-elliptic, acute 1.5–2.1 cm long, ciliate. Flower up to 9.5 cm across; sepals white with green veins; often dark purple-marked at base of dorsal; petals green at base, purple above, with dark maroon-black spotting on margins and sometimes on the lamina of basal half; lip ochre to greenish; ovary and pedicel 4–6 cm long, pubescent. Dorsal sepal usually concave, ovate, acute, 2.4–3 cm long, 1.4–2.2 cm wide, shortly pubescent on outer surface. Synsepal lanceolate, acute, 1.9–2.5 cm long, 1–1.5 cm wide. Petals spathulate to oblanceolate, obtuse, 3.8–5.2 cm long, 0.9–1.4 cm wide, ciliate. Lip 3–4 cm long, emarginate at apex. Staminode subcircular to subrhombic, deeply incised at apex, 6–9 mm long, 6–8 mm wide, lateral teeth subparallel to spreading, ± with a short tooth in apical sinus. 2n = 40.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Borneo, Malaya, Maluku, Sulawesi, Sumatera

    Paphiopedilum bullenianum (Rchb.f.) Pfitzer appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    19492.000
    19494.000
    Malaysia 19526.000
    20348.000
    Borneo 48380.000
    48426.000
    Indonesia 51519.000
    Cribb, P.J. [521], Indonesia 46496.000
    Cribb, P., Borneo 48157.000
    Borneo K000078095
    Ridley, H. N. [16138], Malaysia K000078049 isotype
    Ridley, H. N. [16138], Malaysia K000078050
    s.coll. [16138], Peninsular Malaysia K000078048 isotype

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 40 (1894)

    Accepted by

    • Leong, P.K.F. (2014). Flora of Peninsular Malaysia - Cypripedioideae Malesian Orchid Journal 13: 113-127.
    • Leong, K.F. (2013). Flora of Peninsular Malaysia - Cypripedioideae Malesian Orchid Journal 12: 117-131.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
    • Reichenbach, H.G. Original description of Paphiopedilum bullenianum. 19, (1894).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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